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Old 06.16.2016, 09:10 AM   #1
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this will be release on 17 june. this is one of tracks of the album (singing by is wife jennifer gira) ...fantastic sound...could be also a fantastic album ??? hope so...thoughts on this...
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Old 06.16.2016, 09:28 AM   #2
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Kinda forgot about this one. Yes, I'm sure the album will be something special.

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Old 06.16.2016, 10:02 AM   #3
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the gira wife has a pretty crappy voice, IMO
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Old 06.16.2016, 01:41 PM   #4
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ill get this later. but im planning on it. still kinda uneasy about all the accusations but ill try the music
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the gira wife has a pretty crappy voice, IMO
yeah it wasn't particularly good.
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Old 06.17.2016, 05:58 AM   #6
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yeah it wasn't particularly good.

it wasn't mean to be good...i think. the story behind that song is that some perv in New Orleans tryed to abuse her but she resist him...and Gira wanted her to "tell" with her own voice.

‘When Will I Return?’, described by MOJO as a ;revelation’, was written, explains Michael Gira "specifically for Jennifer Gira to sing. It’s a tribute to her strength, courage, and resilience.’
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Old 06.17.2016, 06:06 AM   #7
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‘The World Looks Red / The World Looks Black :

from Gira : uses some words I wrote in 1982 or so that Sonic Youth used for their song ‘The World Looks Red’, back in the day. The music and melody used here in the current version are completely different.
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The buzz surrounding this record is greatly diminished from the last two. Wondering if the bad press had a bigger effect on people than I thought.
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it wasn't mean to be good...i think.

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Old 06.17.2016, 09:59 PM   #10
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This is a really good album so far. I'm enjoying the arrangementa and instrumental portions more than the last album. Shades of SY on "World looks Red..." (probably intentionally).

Of course it's a Fucking behemoth, so I'm barely past the skimming stage, but so far so good. The musical tone reminds me more of Seer than of TBK, which is a good thing.

I can't believe I forgot this album was out until well into the day. What the fuck, man? Am I letting the Gira allegations fuck with my perception of the band? This is the first Swans album of the decade that I haven't been counting down the days for.

I'm going to enjoy letting this one sink in.
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Old 06.25.2016, 03:17 PM   #11
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Ok, why the fuck aren't we talking about this? Radiohead got like 30 pages of replies, ranging from praise to abject condemnation to complete and utter fucking horseshit spam.
The last two Swans albums were communal favorites on this board, and I would wager that they are either the 2nd or 3rd most popular band for SYG users in general... behind SY of course, and maybe Low.

So what the fuck is going on exactly?
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Old 06.26.2016, 12:59 AM   #12
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I have listened to this few times from Spotify and I think it's quite good album but not as good as previous two Swans albums. I kinda thought they would go further awayfrom To Be Kind than they did.

Nevertheless, I like it and finally ordered triple vinyl yesterday.
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Old 06.26.2016, 09:44 AM   #13
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I have listened to this few times from Spotify and I think it's quite good album but not as good as previous two Swans albums. I kinda thought they would go further awayfrom To Be Kind than they did.

Nevertheless, I like it and finally ordered triple vinyl yesterday.

Wait, you think it sounds like To Be Kind?

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